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Why the word 'sustainability' should be banned

While the idea of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that became all the rage some time ago initially had worthwhile aims, it is now more commonly used by corporations to out-worthy their competitors.<p>Originally CSR encouraged corporations to consider the impact of their business on society, …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

16 Year-Old Develops Cleaner, More Efficient Method of Creating Biofuel

If ever you feel slightly pessimistic about the future, remember that there are brilliant young people out there who are willing to take charge and …

Zombies, Zombies, Everywhere: What’s a Novelist to Do?

As Brad Pitt battles zombie hordes, an unusual new take on the zombie novel has just appeared on bookshelves. J.T. Price on the perils and liberties …

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …

'True believers' get ahead at work - Futurity

WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) — If you want to move up at work, …

Rights & Freedoms

New genes evolve to prevent inbred plants - Futurity

MCGILL (CAN) — Even though a group of plants lost the complex genes for self-pollen …

HIV and 'hot spring' virus hijack same protein - Futurity

There's a surprising connection between HIV, Ebola, and viruses that infect organisms called archaea that grow in volcanic hot springs.

After abuse, mental health often goes untreated - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Survivors of intimate partner violence aren’t getting the mental health services …

Gamers really do see the world differently - Futurity

DUKE (US) — Video game players capture more information faster for visual decision-making, but lose …

Chip diagnoses infection in minutes, not days - Futurity

U. TORONTO (CAN) — An electronic chip can analyze blood and other clinical samples for …

Electric shock makes others look more attractive - Futurity

CALTECH (US) — People judged faces as more attractive after their brains were stimulated with …

For ill pets, survey suggests when to let go - Futurity

MICHIGAN STATE (US) — A new tool could help people assess their seriously ill pets’ …

Pets

Paid sick days would slow down flu at work - Futurity

U. PITTSBURGH (US) — Universal access to paid sick days would reduce flu cases in …

Dyslexia: Not the only reading disorder - Futurity

VANDERBILT (US) — A lesser-known but common reading comprehension disorder, S-RCD, can easily be missed …

In person, both sexes fall for looks and money - Futurity

U. TEXAS – AUSTIN (US) — Men and women put similar importance on the physical …

Why our parasitic genes aren't deadly - Futurity

U. NOTTINGHAM (UK) — Researchers have discovered why so-called “jumping genes” found in most living …

Insulin-making cells multiply in test tubes - Futurity

WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) — Scientists have coaxed clusters of insulin-making human cells …

Plants For Naturally Clean Air

Air Drop, is a concept that dwells on providing purified air in an urban landscape. The idea is to use Air plants or Tillandsias, which are the most …

Eco-Friendly Forest House With Eclectic Interiors

This wooden house fits right in with it woodland surroundings not only thanks to its look but also thanks to the eco-friendly sustainable …

What A Pioneering Photog Taught Us About How We Sleep

Ted Spagna’s time-lapse pics provided information and visuals that sleep researchers had never seen before.<p>In an era when big data and sensors are at the forefront of technology, it feels like we have a measurement for everything: What we ate, how many likes, who bought what. But when it comes to …

Functional Pinpress Shelving That Looks Like No Other

Storage furniture becomes more and more creative, it seems like a contest between the designers. But these shelves are so extremely unusual that I …